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About Christine Field

Christine Field is an author, attorney, speaker, listener and life coach. She has four grown kids, mostly adopted, mostly homeschooled. She provides MomSolved© resources and reassurances to moms facing common and uncommon family life challenges. Christine helps moms rediscover their mojo for wholehearted living after parenting. Visit her website here http://www.realmomlife.com
Latest Posts | By Christine Field
3 Reasons Why Freedom Is the Gift of Getting Older
3 months ago

3 Reasons Why Freedom Is the Gift of Getting Older

When I was growing up in the 1960s, we were taught to never trust anyone over 30. That works great when you are 19, 20 and 21. When you approach 31, 40, 50, 60 and beyond, you may want to modify that stance. Read More

Talking About Estranged Adult Children and Some Healing Advice
3 months ago

Talking About Estranged Adult Children and Some Healing Advice

By  •  Family

Some time ago, I wrote an article about how to deal with estranged adult children. It was in the choppy wake of Mother’s Day. Many of us were feeling the heightened sting of loss. Read More

3 Things You Can Do to Prepare for the Empty Nest
4 months ago

3 Things You Can Do to Prepare for the Empty Nest

By  •  Family

Releasing your kids to adulthood is a mixed blessing. You are both proud and saddened. They are embracing maturity and that’s a good thing! But your home will change after they leave, and that can be a confusing prospect…
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Letting Go as a Mom of Grown Children: Is There Ever a Time When Detachment Is a Healthy Idea?
6 months ago

Letting Go as a Mom of Grown Children: Is There Ever a Time When Detachment Is a Healthy Idea?

By  •  Family

When I think of detachment, I think of a husband unlovingly detached from his wife, or a depressed mother who is detached and uninvolved with her child. Read More

How to Reflect on Your Childhood and Reignite Your Passions in Retirement
7 months ago

How to Reflect on Your Childhood and Reignite Your Passions in Retirement

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I set intentions and while my intention for the year is to experience more joy, I enjoy reading articles and blog posts about reinvention. Read More

60 and Wondering What to Do with Your Life? Start a Blog!
7 months ago

60 and Wondering What to Do with Your Life? Start a Blog!

How many blogs do you read in an average week? Have you ever wondered whether you should start a blog of your own? Read More

4 Ways to Rediscover Who You Really Are in Your 60s
7 months ago

4 Ways to Rediscover Who You Really Are in Your 60s

Do you ever yearn to go back to the good old days when your kids were small, and you were busy, busy, busy helping them grow and enrich their lives? Unfortunately, that is not an option. Time, and children, march on. Read More

11 Ways to Heal from Adult Child Estrangement
7 months ago

11 Ways to Heal from Adult Child Estrangement

By  •  Family

Your heart has been pierced. You have experienced estrangement from a child you thought you would always be close to. It is a devastation you never thought you would experience. Read More

Can You See New Possibilities Past 60? 9 Crafty Ways to Enrich Your Life
7 months ago

Can You See New Possibilities Past 60? 9 Crafty Ways to Enrich Your Life

We are well into the new year. Has life already become routine for you? These ultra-cold days of winter can make us feel limited and cooped up. Read More

Looking Forward to Life After Children and Rediscovering Yourself
7 months ago

Looking Forward to Life After Children and Rediscovering Yourself

Like many moms, I gave my all to mothering.

All my energy and creativity. Mothering grew and shaped me in ways I could not have imagined. But time, toddlers and teens have marched on. The days of up-to-my-elbows mothering have drawn to a close. Read More